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Absorption Spectra of Aquatic Plants

In this exercise you used a technique to separate the colored pigments found in the leaves of spinach. As you conducted this lab you saw ... the photosynthetic process. The non-chlorophyll pigments are called "accessory pigments" and play an indirect yet important role in photosynthesis. ...

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by Nina666
Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:40 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Absorption Spectra of Aquatic Plants
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Does anything affect absorption spectrum of chlorophyll?

Why are some plants a certain color? Do they only have that 1 accessory pigment? Like red roses with only red pigments?

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by leftventricle
Sun Jan 02, 2011 1:13 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Does anything affect absorption spectrum of chlorophyll?
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wrap flower with green cellophane

... purposes. for photosynthesis, a plant sees light with chlorophyll, and accessory pigments such as phycobillins (carotenoids are sometimes listed as accessory pigments, but ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:03 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: wrap flower with green cellophane
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Does anything affect absorption spectrum of chlorophyll?

I think it would be separate. I don't think that accessory pigments bind to chlorophyll.

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by plasmodesmata11
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:59 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Does anything affect absorption spectrum of chlorophyll?
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Does anything affect absorption spectrum of chlorophyll?

... group on chlorophyll a and a carbonyl group on chlorophyll b. The accessory pigments will affect the absorption of different colors of light. Accessory pigments transfer ...

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by plasmodesmata11
Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:20 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Does anything affect absorption spectrum of chlorophyll?
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